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Natural History Through a Lens

2013/09/29

CaseyTuckerMONDAY, OCT 14 – Natural History Through a Lens: A Journey to the Atlantic coast of Maine, Casey Tucker, director American Avian Conservation & Research Institute

Gannets, and Razorbills, and Puffins! Oh My! A photo safari exploration of some of the more intriguing areas along the northern coast of Maine including the historic Audubon camp at Hog Island, and one of the most accessible breeding colonies of Atlantic Puffins in the world; Machias Seal-Island.  You’ll learn how photography can enhance your natural history travel learning experience beyond just simple vacation photos. Casey Tucker is the director of the American Avian Conservation & Research Institute; a bird organization working to engage people in bird conservation and research through science education. He has worked as a Conservation Educator for the Columbus Zoo, as a Research Associate for a bioacoustics research lab, and as an Education Specialist for the National Audubon Society in Ohio.  He is currently pursuing his Master’s degree through Miami University’s Project Dragonfly Advanced Inquiry Program. Tucker is an amateur wildlife and natural history photographer whose photos have appeared in the “National Wildlife Federation Field Guide to Birds of North America” by Edward S. Brinkley, the “National Geographic Bird Coloration” book by Geoff E. Hill, the “Stokes’ Field Guide to Birds of North America” by Don and Lillian Stokes, and the recent Eastern and Western editions of that guide.

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